Why Better CSS Support in Outlook Is Good For Microsoft #letsfixemail

Ever since Outlook 2007 the Word rendering engine has been used to render emails in Outlook. The Word engine has limited support for CSS based layouts and ever since then email coders have had to design around its numerous quirks including using

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Thoughts on Webmail CSS Support #Letsfixemail

I’ve been thinking on what needs to be done to address this issue. For this post, I’ll focus on the Webmail clients – Gmail, Yahoo! Mail and

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Speaking About Email Client CSS Support at Inbox Love [Coupon!]

On October 29th I will be speaking as part of a panel with Andrew King of Lyris, Colin Nederkoorn of and Ros Hodgekiss of Campaign Monitor (the moderator) at

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Gmail Please Fully Support The Style Tag #CanHasStyle

Dear Gmail,

Thank you for all the wonderful new innovations in Gmail over the past year: Action Buttons, Related Google+ Page Widget, Inbox Tabs and most recently Grid View. They're all very exciting for us

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How to Get your Logo to Display in Gmail Grid View

Since Gmail introduced Grid View there has been a lot of buzz on creating imagery that is optimized for the Gmail's Grid View. A distinct part of the Grid View is the sender's logo and unfortunately logos of a lot of

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Why Your Email May be Missing a Featured Image in the Gmail Grid View [Updated]

Gmail launched Grid View two days ago that featured listed emails in a grid view like a Pinterest pinboard. One thing caught my eyes immediately. A fair number of emails did not have a featured image even though there were fairly large images

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Goodbye LinkedIn Intro

LinkedIn introduced Intro in October of last year. After installing Intro I noticed the app inserted some peculiar CSS into the email which allowed the email to feature an interactive profile of the sender. Curious, I started to experiment with advanced

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How Yahoo! Mail’s Mangling of Media Queries Affects Your CSS

The first part of this article talked about what you should be aware when creating email with Media Queries in relation to Yahoo! Mail.

In this article we’ll look at what happens when Yahoo! Mail mangles media

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Why Not to Put Regular CSS Under Media Query Blocks [Yahoo! Mail]

In a previous blog post we saw how Yahoo! Mail mangles media queries and how we can address it. However there is a less well known, adverse effect that arises from Yahoo! Mail's mangling of CSS. If you have CSS rules

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How to Limit Email Interactivity to Non-Mobile Clients

A recent FreshInBox post 3 Steps to Create an Interactive Email using CSS showed how to create simple mouseover image effects that work with most of the major webmail clients including Outlook 2003.

If you tried out the example in that

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